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Reviews in Clinical Medicine is the interdisciplinary scholarly publication of Mashhad

University of Medical Sciences, which covers current knowledge in all aspects of clinical

medicine in English language. This quarterly peer-reviewed journal is open access and

free for all readers.

This is an Open Access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons

Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits

unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original

work is properly cited.

RCM welcomes all kinds of unpublished papers including; Review articles, Original

research articlesand clinical studies covering a wide range of subjects in medicine.

Email: jrcm@mums.ac.ir


Systematic review
1. Antimicrobial Agents in Malignant Otitis Externa: A Systematic Review

Mohamad Reza Afzalzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 145-159


  This systematic review determined the main antimicrobial agents resulting in MOEand spectrum antimicrobial therapy covering drug resistance in the disease. All thearticles published in three electronic databases, including PubMed, Web of Science,and MEDLINE, were searched within November 15 to December ...  Read More

Original article
2. Functional Outcome of Tibial Platue Fracture Treated by Locking Compression Plate- A Prospective Study

Narendra Kumar; Binay Kumar Sahu; Deepak Kumar Sharma

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 160-165


  Introduction: Tibial plateau fractures represent the fractures involving the articular surface of proximal part of the tibia bone i.e. lateral or medial condyle or both, and with varying degrees of articular depression and displacement.Fixation by locking plates has led to dramatic improvement in the ...  Read More

Original article
3. Effect of Licophar Pills on the Postoperative Sore Throats in Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery with Laryngo-Pharyngeal Mask Implantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Mohammad Alipour; Vida Jahanian; Zahra Momtaz Kaffash; Elham Bakhtiari; Abolfazl Akbari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 166-170


  Introduction: The use of a laryngeal mask airway is associated with complications, such as a sore throat. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of taking the licophar pill on reducing sore throat due to laryngeal mask implantation in cataract surgery candidates. Methods: In this study, 241 patients ...  Read More

4. Inducing Vascular Anastomosis for Vascular Tissue Transplantation and Vascular Regeneration: In Vitro Models and Factors

Shirin Saberianpour; Jamal Jalili Shahri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 171-179


  Anastomosis is a term which means a connection between two tubes or branched passages.Veins and arteries connect to transport blood in the body and this connection is natural anastomosis Whenever a blood vessel becomes blocked anastomosis is a backup pathway for blood flow. As the number of patients ...  Read More

5. A comprehensive Review of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Including: Prevalence, Pathogenesis, Biomarkers Diagnosis, and Current Treatment Options

Najmeh Malekzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 180-184


  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also known as motor neuron disease is a destroying neurodegenerative disease that mainly affects the upper and lower motor neurons. It is now believed that primary diagnosis and treatment are essential and useful. Early diagnosis with newer methods prevents the progression ...  Read More

6. Clinical trial the MSCs therapy in limb ischemia: Choose the Best Method

Shirin Saberianpour

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 185-190


  There is a substantial amount of data provided in preclinical research and recently made early clinical efforts to evaluate the positive MSC therapy in Limb ischemia disease impacts. The present review is primarily focused on assessing various limb ischemia-related human MSC clinical trials to select ...  Read More

7. The overview on current antimicrobial stewardship strategies in tuberculosis

Masoud Keikha

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 191-193


  Tuberculosis (TB) is remains as one of the most public health concern that approximately 9.9 million individuals were fell ill with TB and 1.5 million people died from this disease (1-2). Routinely, local tuberculosis control programs follow the DOTS (directly-observed treatment, short-course) strategy ...  Read More

Case report
8. Misdiagnosed Aicardi Goutières Syndrome Patient: A Case Report

Mohammad Moein Vakilzadeh; Najmeh Ahangari; Ehsan Ghayoor Karimiani; Mehran Beiraghi Toosi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, Pages 194-196


  Aicardi Goutiere’s syndrome is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder. Its clinical signs usually mimic TORCH-like clinical signs; which makes the differential diagnosis difficult. Here, we report a case with one homozygous pathogenic mutation c.529G>A p.Ala177Thr on RNASEH2B gene ...  Read More

1. An introduction to application of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in skin rejuvenation

Mahnaz Banihashemi; Solmaz Nakhaeizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 38-43


  Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of human platelets contained in a small volume of plasma characterized by haemostatic and tissue repairing effects. Tissue repairing effects and being enriched by various kind of growth factors, has made them the focus of attention for different ...  Read More

2. Possible interaction of warfarin with peppermint herbal tea: a case report

Aliasghar Moeinipour; Mohamad Abbassi Teshnizi; Babak Manafi; Hadi Yavari; Yasamin Moeinipour; Hamid Hoseinikhah

Volume 4, Issue 2 , May 2017, , Pages 83-86


  Herbal medicine is usually safe and popular in Iranian communities. Peppermint herbal products may interact with warfarin, which is an essential lifelong drug used in patients with prosthetic heart valves. Herein, we report a case of possible interaction between warfarin and peppermint herbal tea.We ...  Read More

3. Peripheral arterial stenosis and coronary artery disease coincidence

Reza Ghasemi; Mostafa Dastani; Alireza Abdolahi; Hamid Reza Rahimi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 5-8


  Atherosclerosis is a chronic slow-developing condition affecting medium-size and large blood vessels. It is the principal underlying pathology of coronary heart disease and stroke. In some countries, coronary artery disease (CAD) is the cause of nearly half (48%) of the deaths and, loss of productivity ...  Read More

4. Recurrent sinonasal polyposis after the endoscopic sinus surgery

Fereshteh Esmatinia; Mahdi bakhshaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 86-92


  Nasal polyposis is one of the chronic airway diseases, which affects the patient’s quality of life in different ways. There are various complications along with nasal polyposis, which might be cured by drug administration. Due to failure of pharmacotherapy effects, various surgical approaches might ...  Read More

5. Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae: a review on embryological etiology

Mohammad Mardani; Mohammad Javad Saeedi Borujeni; Ebrahim Esfandiary

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 148-153


  Congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae is a rare anomaly. In this condition, two fused vertebrae appear structurally and functionally as one. This anomaly may be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Myelopathy, limitation in neck movement, muscular atrophy and regional sensory loss are examples of probable ...  Read More

Systematic review
1. Relationship between heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and thyroid disorders: Review of the Literature

Alireza Abdollahi Moghadam; Farveh Vakilian; Mehrdad Shayesteh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 February 2016


  Introduction: Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction may be combined with some other disease or as a result of dysfunction in their normal performance. Thyroid dysfunctions and abnormal thyroid hormone levels may be in close relation with heart problems, and may be indicators of future heart ...  Read More

Systematic review
2. Thalamus tumor prognosis; systematic review

Hamid Etemadrezaie; Seyed Faramarz Hashemi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 February 2016


  Introduction: Thalamic tumors can occur in all aging groups, however the children and adolescents are reported as the high risk aging groups. In this systematic review we aimed to investigate the prognosis of thalamic tumors with various histology and different aging groups. Methods: PubMed was searched ...  Read More

Systematic review
3. Assessment of brain activity changes in patients with former heroin dependency under methadone maintenance treatment, by using functional magnetic resonance imaging

Iman Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 October 2016


  Introduction: Functional magnetic resonance imaging (FMRI) has been successful in illustrating the brain function of patients addicted to different drugs. Methadone maintenance is proposed as the standard agonist substitution treatment for opiate dependent patients. In this study we aimed to systematically ...  Read More

Systematic review
4. SOX6 expression level in brain tumors

Masomeh Safaei; Mahsa Akbari oryani; Farzane farzam; Hadi Razmara; Navid Fathi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 January 2017


  Abstract Introduction: Due to the importance of SOX6 expression in brain tumors as a promising diagnostic and therapeutic target, we tried to systematically review existed information regarding the expression pattern of this CT gene in human normal and cancerous brain tissues. Method: PubMed was searched ...  Read More

5. Food recommender systems for diabetic patients: a Narrative review

Somaye Norouzi; Mohsen Nematy; Hedieh Zabolinezhad; Samane Sistani; Kobra Etminani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2016


  WHO estimates that the number of people with diabetes will grow 114% by 2030.It declares that, patients have to play a major role to control and therapy of diabetes by being provided with updated knowledge about the disease and different aspects of available treatments, diet ...  Read More

6. Classifying the hemostatic armamentarium of the surgeon

Brandon S Jackson; Daniel Montwedi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2022


  Hemorrhage can result in an increased mortality and morbidity. There are a variety of options to assist the surgeon in achieving hemostasis. Modalities that result, or assist, in hemostasis were included under the term Hemostatic Modalities. Due to the variety of hemostatic modalities available, choosing ...  Read More

7. Islamic Guidelines in Promoting Fertility

seyedeh fatemeh Nosrati Hadi Abad; Sayed Majid Sadrzadeh; محمد جعفر فیض ابادی; Fatemeh Zahra karimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 March 2022


  مقاله بصورت Commentary می باشد The population of any country is the most important asset of that country (1-4). Demographic change and its role in labor supply, and as a result, in production growth, can play a significant role in the socio-economic growth and development of any country. ...  Read More

Original article
8. Comparative Study of Malnutrition among Schoolchildren of Rural and Urban Territories of Bareilly District, Uttar Pradesh, India

ANUJ SINGH; Ashish Kumar Sharma; Amit Kumar; Ankit Singh; SWATI KHAN; Neha Singh Chauhan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 March 2022


  Introduction: Despite an agricultural country, India confronting malnutrition as a major public health challenge, where every second child is at risk of malnutrition. The nation ranking second in population with disproportionate rural and urban demography, further poor penetration of government assisted ...  Read More

Original article
9. The resistance pattern of Helicobacter pylori isolated in the northeast of Iran; Mashhad

Mitra Ahadi; Ali Beheshti Namdar; Samaneh Bakhshi; Elham Mokhtari Amirmajdi; Mohammad Derakhshan; Atieh Yaghoubi; kiarash Ghazvini

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 April 2022


  Background: Based on serological studies the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Iranian adults is up to 80%. Gastritis, peptic ulcer, and gastric adenocarcinoma are common clinical outcomes of this infection in Iran. Since antibiotic resistance patterns of Helicobacter pylori are different ...  Read More

Original article
10. Assessment of the association between sociodemographic characteristics and response to vitamin D supplementation using artificial neural network

Afsaneh Bahrami; Elahe Allahyari; Afrooz Arzehgar; Mehdi Sohrabi; Elham Amirzadeh; Soheila Alipour; Gordon A. Ferns; majid Ghayour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2022


  Introduction: The serum 25(OH)D response to vitamin D supplementation, differs between individuals. The goal of this study was the evaluation of the relationship between socioeconomic and demographic factors with the hugeness of response to vitamin supplementation, defined by statistical analysis artificial ...  Read More

Case series
11. Paraquat Poisoning Cases in A Referral Center in Tehran, Iran; A Clinical Inspection

Mitra Rahimi; Nasim Zamani; Parsa Yousefzadeh; Saeed Ghahremani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 June 2022


  Background: paraquat is a cheap and easy access herbicide which its intoxication is limited in Iran. Objectives: The current study aims to provide some epidemiologic data within paraquat poisoning from the largest referral center of clinical toxicology in Iran. Methods: In this study we investigated ...  Read More

Original article
12. Association between diabetes mellitus and rs2868371; a polymorphism of HSPB1

Mina Nosrati; Neda shakour; Toktam Sahranavard; Fatemeh Sadabadi; Sara Saffar Soflaei; Hamideh Ghazizadeh; Maryam Mohammadi Bajgiran; Mohamad Reza Latifi; Mohammad Amin Mansouri; Mahmoud Ebrahimi; Mohsen Mouhebati; Seyed Hassan Mirshafee; Masoumeh Haghighi; Reza Assaran Darban; Ensieh Akbarpour; Gordon A. Ferns; Habibollah Esmaily; Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 June 2022


  Introduction: Diabetes (DM) is a type of metabolic disorder that its types are generated by collecting of genetic and environmental risk agents. Here, the association between HSPB1 polymorphism as a genetic risk factor and DM was investigated. methods: Total 690 participants from MASHAD cohort study ...  Read More

Original article
13. Evaluating the stress, anxiety, and depression epidemiology among highschoolers in Mashhad, Iran

fatemeh farkahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 June 2022


  Abstract This research was aimed at studying the stress, anxiety, and depression epidemiology among highschoolers in Mashhad, Iran. The sample included 605 students (341 males & 264 females) coming from various grades of high school ranging in age from 14 to 19. To fulfill the objectives of the study, ...  Read More

Original article
14. Traumatic Syringomyelias: A Critique on the Basis of the Vortex Effect Theory

Ziya Asan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2022


  Introduction: The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical and radiological follow-up of cases who had a history of spine trauma and were being followed up for a diagnosis of post-traumatic syringomyelia and to discuss the existing theories in the literature and the vortex effect in pathogenesis. Methods: ...  Read More

Original article
15. Assessment of variation in ESR and CRP levels after Hip and Knee Arthroplasties and their correlation with associated post operative infection.

Narendra Kumar; Syed Sahil Ali; Deepak Kumar Sharma; Anmol Kankane

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2022


  Introduction- Routinely used inflammatory markers such as ESR and CRP are suggested to suspect post-operative infection at an early stage. Therefore their normal trend after arthroplasty surgeries need to be known and their variation from that trend need to be understood. Materials and methods- A prospective ...  Read More

Original article
16. A Persian Translation and Cross-cultural Adaptation of the Nordic Occupational Skin Questionnaire

lahya afsharisaleh; nasrin anvari; Maliheh Dadgarmoghaddam; Bita Kiafar; Farzaneh Rahimpour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 June 2022


  Introduction: Work related dermatitis is one of the most prevalent diseases, which its economic and social effects on the individual and the society is considerable. The Nordic Occupational Skin Questionnaire (NOSQ-2002) is known as a comprehensive and standardized tools for screening the occupational ...  Read More

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